Location: Severna Park, Maryland

Year built: 2008

Special features: Existing cottage teardown; new foundation with expanded footprint; curves throughout including main staircase, foyer, interior walls, cabinetry with curved working doors, decks, patio, mantles; a nautical feel everywhere, including sailboat-shaped hull design in rear, porthole windows, butterfly hatch skylight over the main staircase with natural and ambient light at night; cement fiber exterior; 12″ crown molding around soffit; and an Endless Pool complete with an isolated HVAC and full-length floor drain.